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  • Economy  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 4:17 PM

    Williams: Inflation targeting flaws with rates at zero

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    www.bloomberg.com

    Federal Reserve Bank (Fed) of San Francisco president John Williams said that while inflation targeting helped central banks keep prices low and stable during the crisis, the policy still faces “critical challenges” with interest rates near zero.

     
  • Corporate  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 4:11 PM

    Western Digital announces 1Q15 financial results

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    Western Digital Corp, a developer and manufacturer of storage solutions, today announced revenue of US$3.9 billion (RM12.9 billion) and net income of US$423 million for its first fiscal quarter ended Oct 3, 2014.

     
  • Commodities & Corporate  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 3:58 PM

    Plunging oil prices jeopardises costly Asian energy projects

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    www.reuters.com

    Frontier and deepwater exploration in Asia will be among high-cost energy projects most at risk from an oil price slump that has knocked 25% off the top of global crude prices.

     
  • Corporate  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 3:47 PM

    KLK upgraded to ‘neutral’ by RHB

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    Kuala Lumpur Kepong Bhd (KLK) has been upgraded to a "neutral" recommendation from a previous "sell" by RHB Investment Bank (RHB), with the research house also raising their target price for the plantations player from RM19.80 to RM21.30.

     
  • Markets  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 3:43 PM

    KL shares remain higher at mid-afternoon

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    www.bernama.com

    Share prices on Bursa Malaysia remained higher at mid-afternoon today with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) adding 2.88 points.

     
  • Economy  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 3:39 PM

    Deposit drop adds to China’s economic warning signs

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    www.bloomberg.com

    Chinese bank deposits dropped following a crackdown on lenders manipulating their numbers and “illicit” means of attracting money, threatening to weigh on credit growth and hinder efforts to reignite the economy.

     
  • Launches  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 3:37 PM

    Tan Chong introduces new Nissan NV350 Urvan

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    Edaran Tan Chong Motor Sdn Bhd (ETCM) today introduces the all-new Nissan NV350 Urvan (High Roof), a microbus with a 14-seater capacity.

     
  • Corporate & World Biz  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 3:29 PM

    Strong Playstation 4 sales reduce Sony’s 2Q loss

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    www.reuters.com

    Japan's Sony Corp reported a second-quarter (2Q) operating loss on Friday that was narrower than analysts had estimated, as blockbuster sales of its PlayStation 4 games console reduced the impact of a sluggish smartphone division.

     
  • World Biz  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 3:23 PM

    Fonterra: China lifts 15-month whey import suspension

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    www.bloomberg.com

    Fonterra Cooperative Group Ltd, the world’s biggest dairy exporter, can from tomorrow restart sales of the company’s products containing whey in China after the country lifted a 15-month ban.

     
  • World Biz  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 3:13 PM

    BNP Paribas Q3 profit jumps 11%

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    www.bloomberg.com

    BNP Paribas SA, France’s largest bank, said profit rose 11% in the third quarter, helped by a rebound in fixed income trading and lower provisions.

     
  • Economy & Singapore  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 3:13 PM

    S’pore’s 3Q14 unemployment remains low

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    www.bernama.com

    Unemployment in Singapore in the third quarter of 2014 (3Q14) remained low and steady, with employment growth largely unchanged from the previous quarter, although layoffs increased, reflecting business restructuring.

     
  • World Biz  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 3:04 PM

    Samsung Electronics jumps 5.3%, most since 2008

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    www.bloomberg.com

    Samsung Group companies surged, led by the biggest three-day rally in Samsung Electronics Co in six years, amid growing speculation of a shareholder-friendly restructuring at South Korea’s biggest conglomerate.

     
  • Corporate, Finance, World Biz  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 3:04 PM

    Maybank in tie-up to offer Islamic funds in China

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    www.reuters.com

    A tie-up between Malaysian and Hong Kong asset managers aims to market Islamic funds in mainland China, helping expand sharia-compliant investment products outside the industry's core centres in southeast Asia and the Middle East.

     
  • Commodities  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 2:52 PM

    Oil set for biggest monthly drop since 2012 on oversupply

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    www.bloomberg.com

    West Texas Intermediate (WTI) headed for the biggest monthly decline in more than two years amid signs that Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) boosted output to a 14-month high, even as crude slumped into a bear market. Brent was steady in London.

     
  • Corporate  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 2:51 PM

    Dagang Nexchange slapped with UMA

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    Dagang Nexchange Bhd has been issued an unusual market activity query (UMA) on the rise in price and volume recently in the company’s shares.

     
  • TigerTalk  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 2:46 PM

    Will Eco World be M’sia’s first non O&G Spac?

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    Malaysia has four companies who have listed as special purpose acquisition companies (Spac) since the Securities Commission introduced the model. All of which have been oil and gas focused. The absence of a non oil and gas Spac is not from a lack of trying, so could Liew Kee Sin’s prospective property Spac be the first break the trend?

     
  • World Biz  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 2:40 PM

    Sinopec to use RM57.5 bil stake sale to lower debt

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    www.reuters.com

    Asia's largest oil refiner Sinopec Corp, which on Thursday posted a 12% fall in quarterly earnings, aims to use part of US$17.5 billion (RM57.5 billion) in proceeds from a stake sale to boost shale gas production and lower debt.

     
  • Corporate  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 2:36 PM

    Carimin sees 22.1 times oversubscription for IPO

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    Carimin Petroleum Bhd, secured a 22.1 times oversubscription for the public tranche of 11.7 million shares in its initial public offering, with the group receiving 13421 applications for a total of 269.7 million shares, equivalent to RM296.6 million in value.

     
  • Finance  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 2:36 PM

    Japanese bonds advance after BOJ expands stimulus

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    www.bloomberg.com

    Japan’s government bonds rose, pushing 10- and 20-year yields to 18-month lows, after the central bank unexpectedly raised its target for monetary-base expansion and extended the maturity of its debt purchases.

     
  • Corporate  |  OCTOBER 31, 2014 2:26 PM

    PIVB initiates coverage on AirAsia with ‘Outperform’

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    PublicInvest Research (PIVB) has initiated coverage on AirAsia Bhd with an 'Outperform' recommendation and a target price of RM2.82.

     
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